Monday, May 14, 2012




As I get ready to compete in the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games NorCal Regional this weekend all I can think about is how I am ready.  There is NOTHING over the course of the past year that I could have done more, nothing I would change.

How I place and how I perform this weekend is 100% me.  I have no excuses.  

In 2009- I was injured and couldn't compete.
In 2010 - I was cocky....straight up...and got my butt kicked.
In 2011 - I was where I needed to be but didn't believe in myself.  My travel schedule also made my recovery and my training volume suffer.

Now...this year....2012... I am ready.

I have been working with the BEST coach possible.  Speal is my close friend who knows me...he has pushed me and made me do things I would have never done on my own.  I will never be able to express the gratitude I have for him.  Tack on the help I have gotten from Jason Khalipa and Neal Maddox over the past 3 months and you have a completely different athlete.  I needed them to help me adjust my attitude and it has made a world of difference.

My travel schedule is under control.  I have controlled some of the circumstances that limited me in the past.  I have also figured out my nutrition and feel better than ever with what I have been doing.

I have no injuries.  I feel fantastic.

Most importantly.....I believe.  I know where I am at, and I believe that this year I can make it to the Home Depot Center.  No workout or stacked region will intimidate me.  I am ready.

All I can control is ME.  I don't have control over how the other bad-ass girls in my region do this weekend.  I can't control where MY best efforts put me at the end of the 6 events.  But I believe if I do what I am capable of...the outcome will be what I have been working toward for 4 YEARS!!!

I have given and sacrificed A LOT for this, and I won't downplay that just to protect myself in case it doesn't go my way.  That is cowardly.  

 I am NOT AFRAID.  I am not afraid to say that I don't have ANY EXCUSES and that I WANT THIS MORE THAN ANYTHING.  And I will do EVERYTHING I can to make it happen.

No matter what happens....NO REGRETS!!!


  1. Great words...great attitude! We will be cheering you on from Oklahoma this weekend!!
    Emily Smith
    918 CrossFit

  2. I will be cheering you on! Good luck Miranda!

  3. I'll be cheering you on, girl! Go get 'em!!!

  4. What brilliant words Miranda so true, will be rooting for you and YES you will be there this year :-)

  5. Cheering for you BIG time!!!!! Get it girl!

  6. Great words Miranda. You are my wife's (and my favourite) female CrossFitter.

    GO get em girl!!!

  7. Good Luck Miranda! Great post!!! Kick some butt!!!

  8. ill be cheering you on from Down-under in Melbourne Australia .. knock em dead

  9. Yeah Miranda!! You're awesome!! I know you'll make it! I'll be cheering for you!!
    P.S. I want your shoulders!! haha. I hope I'm as cool as you one day!:)

  10. Great attitude Miranda! We will be cheering for you! See you there!!!!

  11. Good luck Miranda! I'll be yelling at/for you this weekend.

  12. Rooting for you Miranda!! Good luck, you'll do awesome!

  13. Love the attitude! I'm cheering for you!!